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Sun August 11, 2002

NEWS JUST IN

WRC It's Marcus, Richard, Petter @ 12:41 AM - Final Results: 1 M.GRONHOLM 3:17:52.5 ... 2 R.BURNS +1.27.3 ... 3 P.SOLBERG +2.49.6 ... 4 C.SAINZ +2.53.8 ... 5 M.MARTIN +3.10.0 ... 6 T.MAKINEN +4.34.1 ... 7 S.LINDHOLM +5.36.4 ... 8 J.PAASONEN +5.55.3 ... 9 F. LOIX +6.07.8 ... 10 S.LOEB +6.13.6

WRC After SS21 - 1 Stage Remains @ 12:10 AM - 1 M.GRONHOLM ... 2 R.BURNS +1.27.3 ... 3 P.SOLBERG +2.46.5 ... 4 C.SAINZ +2.52.1 ... 5 M.MARTIN +3.09.5 ... 6 T.MAKINEN +4.26.8 ... 7 S.LINDHOLM +5.05.8 ... 8 J.PAASONEN +5.47.3 ... 9 F. LOIX +6.02.2 ... 10 S.LOEB +6.08.0

WRC After SS20 @ 12:09 AM - 1 M.GRONHOLM ... 2 R.BURNS +1.29.1 ... 3 C.McRAE +2.28.1 ... 4 P.SOLBERG +2.48.3 ... 5 C.SAINZ +2.51.1 ... 6 M.MARTIN +3.14.1 ... 7 T.MAKINEN +4.23.1 ... 8 S.LINDHOLM +4.34.6 ... 9 J.PAASONEN +5.35.3 ... 10 T.RADSTROM +5.42.2

WRC Drama for McRae and Radstrom @ 11:38 AM - Reports from the end of stage 20 confirm that Colin McRae is out of the rally after his car caught fire - also, Thomas Radstrom has crashed his Citroen Xsara heavily on SS21; the stage has been temporarily halted.

WRC After SS19 - Solberg now fourth @ 08:33 AM - 1 M.GRONHOLM ... 2 R.BURNS +1.30.6 ... 3 C.McRAE +2.25.6 ... 4 P.SOLBERG +2.49.7 ... 5 C.SAINZ +2.51.1 ... 6 M.MARTIN +3.16.6 ... 7 T.MAKINEN +4.18.9 ... 8 S.LINDHOLM +4.31.0 ... 9 J.PAASONEN +5.31.7 ... 10 T.RADSTROM +5.36.1

WRC Peugeot 1-2 Looking Secure @ 08:01 AM - Overall after SS18: 1 M.GRONHOLM ... 2 R.BURNS +1.30.1 ... 3 C.McRAE +2.26.0 ... 4 C.SAINZ +2.49.9 ... 5 P.SOLBERG +2.52.1 ... 6 M.MARTIN +3.18.2 ... 7 T.MAKINEN +4.16.0 ... 8 S.LINDHOLM +4.27.8 ... 9 J.PAASONEN +5.24.1 ... 10 T.RADSTROM +5.35.4

WRC Alister McRae Retires @ 07:57 AM - Damaged rear suspension on SS18. Passonen highest placed Lancer in 9th...

WRC SS17 - Overall After @ 07:38 AM - 1 M.GRONHOLM ... 2 R.BURNS +1.33.8 ... 3 C.McRAE +2.29.6 ... 4 C.SAINZ +2.43.6 ... 5 P.SOLBERG +2.53.5 ... 6 M.MARTIN +3.18.7 ... 7 T.MAKINEN +4.10.9 ... 8 S.LINDHOLM +4.26.9 ... 9 J.PAASONEN +5.13.8 ... 10 F.LOIX +5.29.4

Sat August 10, 2002

NEWS JUST IN

WRC Positions at end of Leg Two @ 05:33 PM - Marcus dominates into final day ... 1 M.GRONHOLM 2.32.27 ... 2 R.BURNS +1.34.3 ... 3 C.McRAE +2.22.9 ... 4 C.SAINZ +2.42.8 ... 5 P.SOLBERG +2.51.5 ... 6 M.MARTIN +3.18.9 ... 7 T.MAKINEN +4.07.5 ... 8 S.LINDHOLM +4.23.8

WRC Gronholm out in front @ 12:16 AM - after SS14 (Ehikki) 1 GRONHOLM ... 2. BURNS +1.29.6 ... 3 C.McRAE +2.06.6 ... 4 SAINZ +2.20.1 ... 5 SOLBERG +2.26.0 ... 6. MARTIN +2.54.1 ... 7 MAKINEN +3.18.7

WRC Harri Out For Good @ 11:26 AM - He has retired with a wheel off.

WRC After SS13 - Gronholm Leading @ 11:23 AM - 1 GRONHOLM ... 2. BURNS +1.28.2 ... 3 ROVANPERA +1.56.2 ... 4 C.McRAE +2.04.4 ... 5. SAINZ +2.16.5 ... 6. SOLBERG +2.21.6 ... 7 LINDHOLM +2.41.5 ... 8 MARTIN +2.47.3 ... 9 T.MAKINEN +3.09.1

WRC Harri Punctured @ 11:17 AM - On SS13 Harri Rovanpera dropped 2 minutes due to a puncture, dropping him out of the lead.

WRC Burns falls to third, Harri leads @ 09:17 AM - Positions after SS12 (Ouninpohja 1) - 1 H.ROVANPERA 1.35.14.3 ... 2. GRONHOLM +15.2 ... 3 BURNS +1.10.0 ... 4 C.McRAE +1.57.2 ... 5. SAINZ +1.58.7 ... 6. SOLBERG +2.02.2 ... 7 LINDHOLM +2.13.5 ... 8 MARTIN +2.25.1 ... 9 T.MAKINEN +2.42.3

WRC Burns In Trouble @ 07:55 AM - He landed heavily on SS12 and lost boost.

WRC After Stage 11 @ 07:53 AM - 1 R.BURNS ... 2 H.ROVANPERA +20.3 ... 3 M.GRONHOLM +29.2 ... 4. P.SOLBERG +1.41.0 ... 5 C.McRAE +1.47.1 ... 6 C.SAINZ +1.48.5 ... 7 S.LINDHOLM +1.57.1 ... 8 M.MARTIN +2.09.0 ... 9 T.MAKINEN +1.42.1 ... 10 F.LOIX +2.31.4

WRC Kankkunen Rolls @ 07:07 AM - The Hyundai crew are out of the event, but ok.

Fri August 9, 2002

NEWS JUST IN

WRC Positions at end of Leg One @ 06:36 PM - Burns leads Peugeot 1-2-3 ... 1 R.BURNS 1.06.08.1 ... 2 H.ROVANPERA +12.0 ... 3 M.GRONHOLM +21.9 ... 4. P.SOLBERG +1.12.3 ... 5 C.McRAE +1.16.8 ... 6 C.SAINZ +1.18.9 ... 7 S.LINDHOLM +1.31.7 ... 8 T.MAKINEN +1.42.1

WRC Eriksson out of fuel @ 02:15 PM - Kenneth Eriksson (Skoda) ran out of fuel and retired after SS7.

WRC Leaders after SS6: @ 12:11 AM - 1. Burns   2. Rovanpera +6.2s   3. Gronholm +8.4s   4. C McRae +45.8s   5. Solberg +52.9s   6. Lindholm +53.9s   7. Sainz +55.6s   8. Martin +1m01.2s   9.Makinen +1m02.3s   10. Loix +1m05.1s

WRC Pykalisto out @ 12:01 AM - Juuso Pykalisto (206) has retired with a transmission problem after an impressive early run.

WRC Burns Infront - After SS4 @ 09:32 AM - 1. Burns 2. Rovanpera +1.9s 3 Gronholm +2.8s 4. Pykalisto +8.1s 5. C McRae +23.5s 6. Lindholm +25.7s 7. Solberg +28.1s 8 Tuohino +28.5s 9. Passonen +29.2s 10. Sainz +30.5s

WRC After 3 - Marcus Leading @ 08:53 AM - After SS3: 1. Gronholm 2. Burns +1.0s 3 Rovanpera +3.2s 4. Pykalisto +6.5s 5. C McRae +14.2s 6. Solberg +19.2s 7. Sainz +22.0s 8 Lindohlm +22.0s 9. Tuohino +22.0s 10. Loix +23.0s

WRC After Stage 2 @ 08:48 AM - After SS2: 1. Gronholm 2. Rovanpea +1.8s 3 C McRae +2.3s 4. Burns +2.7s 5. Solberg +5.2s 6. Pykalisto +6.4s 7. Sainz +6.9s 8 Loix +7.6s 9. Martin +8.1s 10. Tuohino +8.3s

Thu August 8, 2002

NEWS JUST IN

WRC Burns leads after superspecial @ 07:24 PM - After SS1: 1. Burns   2. Solberg + 0.8s   2= Sainz +0.8s   4. C McRae +1.1s   5. Gronholm +1.3s   6. Rovanpera +1.4s   7. Schwarz +1.5s   7= Martin +1.5s   9. Radstrom +1.6s   10. Eriksson +2.1s

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